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Don’t miss the launch of The Woman of the Stone Sea by Meg Vandermerwe at The Book Lounge

Umuzi and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of The Woman of the Stone Sea by Meg Vandermerwe.

WIN 1 of 3 copies of Zakes Mda’s new novel, The Zulus of New York, his most heartbreaking love story yet

Three lucky readers will win a copy of Zakes Mda’s new novel, The Zulus of New York, courtesy of Penguin Random House!

‘The Wild Zulu. That’s what the banner says.’ – Read an excerpt from Zakes Mda’s new novel The Zulus of New York

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from The Zulus of New York, the new novel from Zakes Mda.

Zakes Mda’s brilliant new novel is The Zulus of New York – Joburg and Cape Town launch details here!

Zakes Mda’s new novel, The Zulus of New York, will be published by Umuzi in March 2019.

Join Ivan Vladislavić, in conversation with Mark Gevisser, for the launch of The Distance at Kalk Bay Books (2 April)

Penguin Random House and Kalk Bay Books invite you to the launch of Ivan Vladislavić’s new novel The Distance.

Don’t miss Zakes Mda in conversation with Ingrid Winterbach at Woordfees (5 March)

Zakes Mda will be at Woordfees this year to discuss his new book The Zulus of New York.

Join Carol Campbell in Somerset West for the launch of her latest novel, The Tortoise Cried its Only Tear (7 March)

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books Somerset West invite you to the launch of The Tortoise Cried its Only Tear by award-winning author Carol Campbell.

Join Carol Campbell in Durban for the launch of her latest novel, The Tortoise Cried its Only Tear (5 March)

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books Gateway invite you to the launch of The Tortoise Cried its Only Tear by award-winning author Carol Campbell.

Join Ivan Vladislavic at The Book Lounge for the launch of his new novel The Distance (12 Feb)

Umuzi and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of The Distance, the latest novel from Ivan Vladislavić.

First look at Ivan Vladislavic’s new novel The Distance – an intricate puzzle of a book

The Distance – the highly anticipated new novel from Ivan Vladislavić – will be out from Umuzi on 6 February 2019.

Don’t miss the launch of Ivan Vladislavic’s new novel The Distance at Love Books (20 Feb)

Umuzi and Love Books invite you to the launch of The Distance, the latest novel from Ivan Vladislavić.

Don’t miss Sihle Khumalo at The Book Lounge for the launch of Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse (24 Jan)

Join Penguin Random House and The Book Lounge for the launch of Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse, the new book by Sihle Khumalo, the bestselling author of Dark Continent My Black Arse and Almost Sleeping My Way to Timbuktu.

Leon de Kock and Karin Schimke win Sol Plaatje Translation Award for Flame in the Snow: The Love Letters of André Brink and Ingrid Jonker

Leon de Kock and Karin Schimke have won the 2019 Sol Plaatje Translation Award for Flame in the Snow, their English translation of Vlam in die Sneeu.

‘We need to explore our own country’ – Sihle Khumalo chats about his new book, Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse

In his new book, Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse, Sihle Khumalo travels around South Africa’s highways and byways, discovering the beautiful and bizarre.

Join Sihle Khumalo for a Brand New Book Bash at UPPERcase Books, to celebrate his new book Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse (5 Dec)

Join Umuzi and UPPERcase Books for an evening with Sihle Khumalo, to celebrate and introduce his new book Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse. 

Join Sihle Khumalo at Bridge Books Maboneng for the launch of his new book Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse (29 Nov)

Join Umuzi at Bridge Books Maboneng for the launch of Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse, the new book by Sihle Khumalo, the bestselling author of Dark Continent My Black Arse and Almost Sleeping My Way to Timbuktu.

Win a copy Theo and Flora, the new novel from critically acclaimed author Mark Winkler

Three winners will each receive a copy of Mark Winkler’s new novel Theo & Flora, courtesy of Umuzi!

‘Writing is like removing your own appendix with a pair of rusty scissors’ – Mark Winkler chats about his new book Theo and Flora

Mark Winkler discusses his new novel, Theo & Flora, and why writing is like performing surgery on yourself.

‘She was with you in Durban, wasn’t she?’ Read an excerpt from Theo and Flora, the new novel from Mark Winkler

If you’re still waiting to pick up your copy of Theo & Flora by Mark Winkler, here’s an extract to keep you going!